Archive: Jul 2009

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  • Fort Myer, Va., Area Chaplains' Corner: Devoting time with God

    Jul 9, 2009

    This is a regular Fort Myer Pentagram column which features a different chaplain from around the National Capital Region each week. This particular column happens to be authored by the manager of the Chaplain's Corner program. Chap. (LTC) White corrals all these chaplains, including Marine, USAF, Navy, Army, Coast Guard chaplains from any faith, and they provide a weekly column.

  • First bilateral Medical Readiness Exercise, co-hosted by Vietnam and U.S.

    Jul 9, 2009

    The first bilateral Medical Readiness Exercise, co-hosted by Vietnam and the United States, is intended to improve medical interoperability between the Military Medical Department of Vietnamese People's Army (MMD) and U.S. Army Pacific, provide experience and education for medical operations in harsh environments, unfamiliar culture, and unusual diseases with austere support; and provide humanitarian assistance. The MEDRETE mission U.S. Army Pacific has 17 medical and non-medical participants. Vietnam should have approximately 17 participants in medical team and support and is scheduled from July, 7-15

  • Fort Jackson Leader Newspaper

    Jul 9, 2009

  • Small Business Conference

    Jul 9, 2009

    Tennessee Valley Federal Small Business Programs Conference, held June 30 to July 2 at the Von Braun Center, was sponsored by the National Defense Industrial Association with the theme "Collaborating for Success."

  • Unit launches debut during annual training

    Jul 9, 2009

    On May 2, Soldiers from the 55th Brigade Combat Team's Special Troops Battalion, Company B, set foot on Tobyhanna soil with aspirations of making the next two weeks the best annual training exercises.

  • Saluting America on Independence Day

    Jul 9, 2009

    U.S. Army Garrison, Fort McPherson and Fort Gillem, "salutes the Nation" on Hedekin Field, Fort McPherson, July 4.

  • Fort Myer, Va., NCO Spotlight: NCO goes for challenge, competence

    Jul 9, 2009

    Fort Myer spotlighted NCO was a chaplain assistant, but got a new MOS to Acquisition, Logistics and Technology contract specialist. This NCO lives by some principles useful for Soldiers and civilians, young and old.

  • 'Full Metal Jacket' instructor films new show at APG

    Jul 9, 2009

    Famed Gunnery Sgt. R. Lee Ermey and his production crew filmed sequences of his new History Channel show "Lock 'N Load" at Aberdeen Proving Ground in June.

  • Tobyhanna employee earns 1st quarter award for 2009

    Jul 9, 2009

    An Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance Directorate employee earned a depot-level award for his work ethic, expertise and dedication in improving the efficiency and productivity of the Air Defense Radar Systems Branch.

  • New commander takes charge of Lawrence Joel Army Health Clinic

    Jul 9, 2009

    The U.S. Army Lawrence Joel Army Health Clinic (LJACH) welcomed Col. Cheryl Taylor-Whitehead and bid farewell to Col. Morakinyo Toney as clinic commander on July 1. Although it marked a change in command, both officers promised that the standard of care and treatment offered at the clinic would remain the same.

  • Fort Jackson Wildcats battle during ultimate Frisbee competition

    Jul 9, 2009

    FORT JACKSON, S.C. - After nearly 45 minutes of exhausting struggles, small triumphs and a little sweat, Blue team's Maj. Kenneth Crowe connected a quick transitional one-yard pass to Sgt. Ryan Moorer to secure an overtime win over the Gray team, 8-7, during a ultimate Frisbee match held here recently.

  • Engineering center director outlines varied missions

    Jul 9, 2009

    Gary Blohm, director of the U.S. Army Communications-Electronics Research, Development and Engineering Center (Fort Monmouth, N.J.), briefs about 200 people on the center's missions at a luncheon on June 16.

  • First Armored Division commander tours Fort Bliss

    Jul 9, 2009

  • 409th CSB welcomes new commander

    Jul 9, 2009

    KAISERSLAUTERN, Germany - Soldiers, civilians and families of the 409th Contracting Support Brigade, as well as the 21st Theater Sustainment Command, gathered at Panzer Parade Field to welcome the 409th CSB's new commander.

  • Best and brightest battle for First Army 'NCO and Soldier of the Year'

    Jul 9, 2009

    Nestled among the moss-laden oaks and Kingsley Lake, just outside of Jacksonville, Fla., lies the perfect vacation spot to relax, unwind, and refresh. For four First Army Soldiers, however, it was anything but a vacation.

  • Wildcats entertain local Carolinian communities

    Jul 9, 2009

    DURHAM, N.C. - Grasshoppers and Bulls. It's not your ordinary mixture of species - even for a local zoo, but it was part of the 208th Army Reserve Band's week-long adventure through North and South Carolina. The band wasn't performing for small bugs and other farm animals nor participating in a new reality television show, but rather playing for thousands of Carolinian fans of minor-league baseball. The Greensboro Grasshoppers and Durham Bulls baseball clubs recently hosted the 81st Regional Support Command band as part of the unit's annual training, performing for communities surrounding their hometown of Concord, N.C., which is located within the Charlotte metropolitan area.

  • Embrace BRAC: Castro, Garr, Popovich team to welcome realignment

    Jul 9, 2009

    San Antonio Mayor Julian Castro, Garrison Commander Col. Mary Garr and San Antonio Spurs Head Coach Gregg Popovich joined ranks to send a San Antonio welcome message. Part of an overall community outreach program, the video message is a component of a public service campaign that will include various public service announcements and a website built around the theme "Embrace BRAC," explained John Boggess, vice president of communications for Thompson Marketing, who is producing the campaign. Slated for launch July 17, the program will provide information on the military's joint basing for relocating Families as well as military and civilian Families already in San Antonio.

  • DES Police Academy carries SOMD Torch during annual run

    Jul 9, 2009

  • Army Ball delivers evening of splendor

    Jul 9, 2009

  • Ready Army: Hurricane season is here, now is the time to prepare

    Jul 9, 2009

    Forecasters at Colorado State University have predicted that 12 named tropical storms will form in the Atlantic Basin, which includes the Gulf of Mexico and the Caribbean Sea, with six developing into hurricanes and two becoming major hurricanes with winds faster than 110 mph.

  • APG youths get motivational tips from Greater Baltimore Junior Miss

    Jul 9, 2009

  • Fort Sam honors Independence Day

    Jul 9, 2009

    A cannon salute was fired for each of the fifty states in the order on which the state joined the Union July 4th, at the Fort Sam Houston flagpole celebrating the 233rd anniversary of the Declaration of Independence. Prior to the salute, special guest, City of San Antonio Mayor Julian Castro and Maj. Gen. Russell Czerw, commanding general, Fort Sam Houston and Army Medical Department Center and School, joined the salute battery assigned to Headquarters and Headquarters Company, U.S. Army Garrison, to inspect and test fire the cannons.

  • U.S. Army Civil Affairs and Psychological Operations Command (Airborne) Commanding General Highlight

    Jul 9, 2009

    Each year, Philadelphia hosts millions of residents and visitors for a celebration of the nation's birthday. Maj. Gen. David A. Morris, the Commanding General of the U.S. Army Civil Affairs and Psychological Operations Command (Airborne), speaks in a ceremony in front of the Independence Hall the morning of July 4. USACAPOC(A) has an historical connection the City of Philadelphia dating back to 1778. General George Washington observed Philadelphia's state of ruin and asked the officers in his colonial army to restore governance, law and order to the city. A subordinate unit within USACAPOC(A), the 304th Civil Affairs Brigade, recently returned from duty in the Middle East where the unit assisted in rebuilding Iraq's government. As Army Reserve soldiers, a number of the Soldiers in the 304th are also employed by the City of Philadelphia.

  • TRADOC connects via Social Media

    Jul 9, 2009

    Web-based collaboration tools, generally known as social media, are changing the way people stay connected. U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command is working to leverage social media in training Army leaders to be more adaptive and agile in their conduct of operations, and to broaden discussion across the Army and with the public.

  • 529th sweats it out at the Capitol

    Jul 9, 2009

    The 529th Regimental Support Company, 4th Battalion, 3rd U.S. Infantry Regiment (The Old Guard), conducted physical training in front of the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C. on Thursday morning. First Sgt. Dontre Taylor, the 529th first sergeant led the company in stretching, a short run to the Washington Monument and back and sprints involving stretchers to carry Soldiers.

  • Funeral Honors team brings dignity, honor to fallen veterans

    Jul 9, 2009

    They describe themselves like doctors on call, but death, rather than life, is more apt to pop in a person's mind when they hear about them. In their dealings with death, members of the Fort McPherson Funeral Honors team bring a dignity to tragedy, heal the hearts of grieving Family Members, and show that the Army cares for its fallen veterans.

  • Army Releases June Suicide Data

    Jul 9, 2009

    The Army released suicide data for the month of June today. Among active-duty Soldiers there were no confirmed suicides and nine potential suicides. In May, the Army reported one confirmed suicide and 16 potential suicides among active-duty Soldiers. Since that time, seven have been confirmed and nine remain under investigation.

  • Army Reserve Chemical Units Take on Civil Affairs Affiliation and Mission for Iraq Deployments

    Jul 9, 2009

    "You're about to be in a situation where each one of you is the only person who can make a difference," said Brig. Gen. Mark Hendrix to a formation of more than 200 U.S. Army Reserve Soldiers standing behind seven brand new unit guide-ons bearing the civil affairs branch insignia and colors. Hendrix, the Commanding General of the 350th Civil Affairs Command in Pensacola, Fla., spoke at the units' reflagging ceremony June 18 at Fort Dix, N.J., welcoming the Soldiers to the U.S. Army Civil Affairs & Psychological Operations Command (Airborne). The flags, having been unveiled for the first time, marked seven Army Reserve companies' official transition from chemical support units to civil affairs units.

  • Welcome to Fort Jackson's Website

    Jul 9, 2009

  • Meet America at 30 miles per hour - July 5, 2009

    Jul 9, 2009

    Today was set aside to work on the vehicles. I did some routine maintenance in the morning when it was cool. I cleaned and adjusted the brakes, opened up the transmission and mixed up some new gear oil. Then I decided to try something new.

  • Meet America at 30 miles per hour - July 4, 2009

    Jul 9, 2009

    We were invited to participate in the Fallon, Nev., Fourth of July Parade! So we cleaned our vehicles up as best we could, got some of the mud off, rode into town, and lined up for the parade. For a small town, the Fallon Fourth of July Parade is huge. The streets were lined with thousands of people and there were floats from every group in town. There were also lots of tractors and people on horseback.

  • New York mayor honors Fighting 69th

    Jul 9, 2009

    The annual Memorial Day activities at the Soldiers and Sailors Monument in New York City featured a salute the the "Fighting 69th." Soldiers from the 1st Battalion, 69th Infantry Regiment, New York National Guard were on hand as their regiment was honored for its service dating to the Civil War. The battalion color guard was present and the battalion commander gave the key note address.

  • 65th D-Day Anniversary Commemoration Events

    Jul 9, 2009

    Army Reserve paratroopers from the U.S. Army Civil Affairs & Psychological Operations Command (Airborne) were part of commemorative events for the 65th Anniversary of the D-Day landings at Normandy. Over 30 German, American, British and French WWII veterans stood side-by-side to honor the fallen and commit to a partnership for peace. USACAPOC(A) paratroopers represented the Army Reserve for the event, joining active duty paratroopers from the 82nd Airborne Division. American Airborne Soldiers participated in commemorative jumps in England and France during the week's activities.

  • Meet America at 30 miles per hour - July 3, 2009

    Jul 9, 2009

    Today we travelled the farthest distance we will go in a single day - 263 miles. But it ended up being much easier than the day before, because the entire route was paved roads and we had good weather.

  • Army names next DSS commandant

    Jul 9, 2009

    The 369th Adjutant General Battalion's Command Sgt. Maj. Teresa King has been chosen to be the next commandant of the Drill Sergeant School.

  • New York hosts Twilight Tattoo

    Jul 9, 2009

    U.S. Army Garrison Fort Hamilton and the Military District of Washington presented a Twilight Tattoo June 20. Originally scheduled for Dyker Park in Brooklyn the tattoo featuring the 3rd U.S. Infantry "The Old Guard" and The United States Army Band, "Pershing's Own" was moved indoors at the Fort Hamilton Theater because of weather.

  • Meet America at 30 miles per hour - July 2, 2009

    Jul 9, 2009

    Today was our longest day. We left Murray, Utah, at 6 a.m. Part of our trip was to take us through Dugway Proving Ground, Utah, an Army installation that takes up a large section of the western Utah desert. Usually no one is allowed to go through there even though the old Lincoln Highway cuts right through the base. The convoy got special permission from the government to not only drive through the installation but to stop there for lunch.

  • Meet America at 30 miles per hour - July 1, 2009

    Jul 9, 2009

    Leaving Green River we travel through the beautiful scenery of Wyoming. Our first stop is at the Fort Bridger Museum. The Lincoln Highway Association has recently restored a motel there called the Black and Orange Cabins at Fort Bridger. The association invited us to the opening ceremony and fed us buffalo burgers.

  • National Infantry Museum Website now available

    Jul 9, 2009

    For more than two centuries, United States Infantrymen have fought to protect our freedom. Their missions have brought them face-to-face with the enemy. Their courage, pride and sense of duty stood tall above any fear they faced. But the battle for our freedom has been costly. As many as 80 percent of all the servicemen and women who have died serving their country were part of the Infantry.

  • FORSCOM Soldier, Family celebrate July 4th with President at White House

    Jul 9, 2009

    President Barack Obama hosted 1,200 military members and their Families at a White House barbeque to celebrate the country's independence July 4th. SPC Matthew K. Ollar and his wife Magdalena were two of the lucky ones who attended the festivities.

  • Airborne Soldiers Crawl, Walk and Run Through Best Warrior Competition

    Jul 9, 2009

    Bodies were bruised, endurance and skills were tested, and minds were challenged as Soldiers from across the U.S. Army Civil Affairs and Psychological Operations Command (Airborne) competed for the coveted title "Best Warrior." The competition brought together the top Soldiers from USACAPOC(A) subordinate units from a 31-state region and Puerto Rico. During the four days of competition, the best of the best were pushed to their limits, both physically and mentally.

  • New leader named to lead Dutch aviators

    Jul 9, 2009

    New leader named to command Dutch aviation students.

  • Commentary: Celebrating a proud Army

    Jul 9, 2009

  • Defense Travel System to modify reservation process

    Jul 9, 2009

    Minor changes are scheduled to take place within the Defense Department's travel reservation system later this summer to support the Transportation Security Administration's new pre-flight screening program.

  • Fort Rucker schedules improvements with stimulus funds

    Jul 9, 2009

    Postwide renovations will get under way later this year thanks to the more than $12.1 million in funds Fort Rucker recently received through the presidential economic stimulus package.

  • Command Honors Three Fallen Warrior-Citizens in Memorial Ceremony

    Jul 9, 2009

    The U.S. Army Civil Affairs and Psychological Operations Command (Airborne) honored its fallen soldiers Thursday morning in a ceremony at Fort Bragg. The ceremony, which included a wreath-laying as well as remarks from the commanding general, was held in honor of Sgt. Federico G. Borjas, Maj. Scott A Hagerty and Maj. Dwayne M. Kelley - three Army Reserve soldiers who died while serving their country overseas over the past year.

  • Army Reserve Paratroopers Conduct Airborne Training

    Jul 9, 2009

    The U.S. Army Civil Affairs & Psychological Operations Command (Airborne), headquartered at Fort Bragg, N.C., is the only Airborne command in the Army Reserves. As Army Paratroopers, Soldiers in USACAPOC(A) are trained to conduct humanitarian and civil support missions across the globe. USACAPOC(A) Soldiers conduct Airborne training operations often in order to maintain their Airborne training and qualifications.

  • 351st Civil Affairs Command Change of Command

    Jul 9, 2009

    Brig. Gen. Gary Medvigy receives the 351st Civil Affairs Command's colors during a change of command ceremony, May 2, signifying the assumption of command. The passing of the unit's colors represents the transfer of authority and responsibility for the unit from one commander to another. The 351st CACOM belongs to the U.S. Army Civil Affairs and Psychological Operations Command (Airborne), in which ninety-six percent of Civil Affairs Soldiers are full-time professionals who train in the U.S. Army Reserve. In his civilian career, Medvigy is a superior court judge for the state of California in Santa Rosa.

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    Jul 9, 2009

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  • 3/160TH soars past opponent

    Jul 9, 2009

    The American and National Conference teams have battled it out through evening rainstorms since early May, and it all came down to two teams, June 29 during the double-elimination Hunter Army Airfield softball tournament held at Squires Sports Complex. Soldiers of the 3rd Battalion, 160th Special Operations Aviation Regiment, U.S. Army Special Operations Command won over the 224th Military Intelligence Battalion, 18th Airborne Corps team with a final score of 7-6.

  • Taking care of Soldiers gives NCOs purpose

    Jul 9, 2009

    The noncommissioned officer is the backbone of the Army and is the pivotal force for the success of every mission in the Army. To celebrate their accomplishments and heritage, 2009 is the Year of the NCO. The Frontline spotlighted one outstanding NCO, Sgt. Maj. Tyrhonda Franklin, communications sergeant major for the 3rd Infantry Division, for his dedication to his job and outstanding service to not only his country but his Soldiers.

  • Ashanti, Adkins entertain at 'Worth Fighting For' Concert

    Jul 9, 2009

    The performers for the show were two chart-topping artists who have sold out arenas all over the country and have fans all over the world. The show wasn't in New York or Los Angeles; it was right here at Fort Stewart.

  • Army Chaplains Corps: Serving 'God and Country' for 234 years with 25,000 chaplains

    Jul 9, 2009

    Barely six weeks after the Continental Congress established the Army and the first branch of the Army, the infantry, a second branch was established upon orders by General George Washington, according to Chaplain (Col.) Gary Moore, Fort Stewart's installation chaplain.

  • Woods recognizes military at AT&T National

    Jul 9, 2009

    Tiger Woods has made it abundantly clear that the week of the AT&T National Golf Tournament will provide members of the military and their families a chance to be recognized through various events.

  • USASMDC Test Run

    Jul 9, 2009

  • STB, 3rd Sustainment Bde stays safe

    Jul 9, 2009

    Safety is everyone's responsibility and the Special Troops Battalion, 3rd Sustainment Brigade made sure each of their Soldiers knew it when it held a safety stand-down day for all its troops.

  • 1HBCT Takes Aim

    Jul 9, 2009

    Snipers from Scout Platoon, HHC, 3rd Battalion, 69th Armor Regiment, 1st Heavy Brigade Combat Team, 3rd Infantry Division, headed to the range, June 30 to test their skills in preparation for upcoming training and deployment.

  • Belvoir agency powers Army's needs

    Jul 9, 2009

    The U.S. Army Manpower Analysis Agency recently relocated to a bigger building on Fort Belvoir, as a result of its growth two years ago from 33 to 42 people. And, it is an agency that, itself, deals in changes and fluctuations in the Army's workload and growth.

  • Too tired to drive'

    Jul 9, 2009

    During a morning commute in June, a Toyota Landcruiser crashed on U.S. 29. According to the News and Record, the driver told state police he fell asleep while driving. The driver was less than one mile from his destination when he fell asleep after being on the road all night.

  • 1/75 Rangers Drop into Waterborne Training

    Jul 9, 2009

    Residents and visitors at Georgia's historic Tybee Island witnessed training conducted by Soldiers who serve and protect the nation, July 2. Rangers of 1st Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment, U.S. Army Special Operations Command, performed routine airborne operations training mission off the coast of the Atlantic.

  • Equal parts rehab, adventure

    Jul 9, 2009

  • Robotics project can help Soldiers

    Jul 9, 2009

    Anyone visiting Tompkins Basin near Castle Park in the last month may have gotten a first-hand look at how robots might be used on the battlefield during several robotics demonstrations. "The Agile Robotics Project is a Research and Development project focused on developing an unmanned forklift that can operate and interact with people," said John Yates, U.S. Army Logistics Innovation Agency, Fort Belvoir.

  • NCO tackles difficult, sensitive job in hopes of providing better protection for Soldiers

    Jul 9, 2009

    As an Army NCO, she had been wearing the uniform for 16 years and felt more than ready to accept the challenge of serving in a hostile environment. But after learning the requirements of one particular project that could only be described as formidable, she wasn't sure it was a mission she could accomplish.

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    Jul 9, 2009

  • 3rd ID Salutes the Nation

    Jul 9, 2009

    The 3rd Infantry Division kicked off the "Worth Fighting For!" Independence Day Celebration with a Twilight Tattoo "Salute to the Nation" ceremony, July 2. The event included a 50-gun salute, performances by the 3rd ID Band, Soldiers in historic uniform and more.

  • 21st TSC warriors compete for title of Soldier, NCO of the Year

    Jul 9, 2009

    BAUMHOLDER, Germany -- There would be blood, sweat, but no tears as eight Soldiers from 21st Theater Sustainment Command battled it out to claim the title of Soldier and Noncommissioned Officer of the Year during a competition held in Baumholder June 28 to July 1.

  • Scouts clean up Arlington National Cemetery site

    Jul 9, 2009

  • Geren Highlights Soldiers, Families as He Prepares to Step Down

    Jul 9, 2009

    Geren Highlights Soldiers, Families as He Prepares to Step Down

  • Army Logistics University ushers in new era for sustainers

    Jul 9, 2009

    Hundreds of team members of Fort Lee, Va., gathered July 2 to watch history unfold as the U.S. Army Logistics University officially opened with much fanfare and celebration.

  • Author shares post-WWII experiences with community

    Jul 9, 2009

    HEIDELBERG, Germany -- As a 22-year old in 1948, Nancy Werner Dulin came to Heidelberg for the first time to work as a War Department civilian. She has since been to Europe several times, but most recently returned to Heidelberg June 29 and visited the Patrick Henry Village library to present a copy of her book, "Renate's Journey," a chronicle of Heidelberg in the four years immediately following World War II.

  • Trash collection marks new era in Iraqi city

    Jul 9, 2009

    U.S. forces are helping Iraqi officials ring in a new era - with services like trash collection.

  • Secretary Geren highlights Soldiers, families as he prepares to step down

    Jul 9, 2009

    To Army Secretary Pete Geren, the Army is not some amorphous entity that the country calls on in time of crisis. To him, the Army is people - Soldiers and families - serving something larger than themselves.

  • U.S. forces boost security, commerce in Afghanistan

    Jul 9, 2009

    U.S. forces are helping to equip Afghan forces with the tools they need to improve security and commerce in Afghanistan. In recent days, U.S. forces trained Afghan border police on the use of up-armored Humvees, advised farmers to boost crop production and, to improve quality of life for their own, put the finishing touches on a combat outpost.

  • 4th Inf. Div. achieves highest retention rate in Army

    Jul 9, 2009

    While contributing to the Army's mission to retain a highly trained, all-volunteer force, the 4th Infantry Division achieved the highest retention rate of any division during the 2009 Fiscal Year.

  • Windy City NCO wants to be part of history

    Jul 9, 2009

    CONTINGENCY OPERATING BASE Q-WEST, Iraq - "I want to be a part of history," said Staff Sgt. Ronald White, squad leader, 51st Transportation Company, 30th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion, 16th Sustainment Brigade.

  • Community crowns Mannheim Idols

    Jul 9, 2009

    MANNHEIM, Germany -- More than 2,000 fans gathered in the standing-room-only fest tent to cheer on their favorite performers as the Mannheim Idol competition came to a close at the German-American Summer Fest July 4.

  • Hier at Al Asad

    Jul 9, 2009

    AL ASAD AIR BASE, Iraq - There are approximately 20,000 dual military married couples in the Army today, where both partners must make sacrifices in service of their nation.

  • Soldiers qualify for 10 mile run on Casey

    Jul 9, 2009

    At the crack of the starting pistol 285 Soldiers leap to begin the 8th Army 10 miler qualifying run in front of Carey Fitness Center on USAG-Casey June 20. The fastest time was a fraction of a second more than one hour, set by a senior runner more than 40 years old.

  • Warriors compete with Korean students in speech contest

    Jul 9, 2009

    Six American Soldiers and 10 Korean students competed for the best speaker in the 11th annual Korean/English speech contest, which took place June 24 in the USAG-Red Cloud Theatre.

  • Commander welcomes ROKA 65th to friendship dinner

    Jul 9, 2009

    Col. Larry 'Pepper' Jackson, USAG-Red Cloud commander, welcomes Brig. Gen. Huo, Il Hoi, 65th Republic of Korea Infantry Division commanding general, to a friendship dinner June 30, 2009 at Mitchell's club.

  • Tell Me a Story program kicks off on Red Cloud

    Jul 9, 2009

    The summer reading program kicked off on USAG-Red Cloud with the 'Tell Me a Story' program organized by the Military Child Education Coalition and implemented in Area I by 2nd Infantry Division leadership and Area I garrison command. The event was lead by Maj. Gen. John W. Morgan III, 2ID commander, Debbie Morgan, and Joanne Sharp, wife of Gen. Walter (Skip) Sharp, 8th U.S. Army, United States Forces Korea, and United Nations Command commander.

  • Warriors celebrate freedom by setting world record during Independence Day celebration

    Jul 8, 2009

    Warriors of the 2nd Infantry Division celebrated America's freedom by setting a world record for playing 100 hours of softball in a five-day softball marathon on Stewart Field in USAG-Casey beginning June 30 and ending at 6 p.m. July 4.

  • Japan Ground Self Defense Force, present a wreath in honor of fallen Soldiers

    Jul 8, 2009

    HONOLULU, Hawaii - Lt. Gen. Benjamin R. Mixon, commanding general, U.S. Army, Pacific, and Gene Castanetti, director of the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, watch Gen. Yoshifumi Hibako, chief of staff, Japan Ground Self Defense Force, present a wreath in honor of fallen Soldiers from past conflicts, July 7, at the National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific. Approximately 20 Japan Self Defense Force personnel are attending the U.S.-Japan Senior Leader Seminar to discuss topics concerning both countries.

  • Exercise Garuda Shield 09 closes in Indonesia

    Jul 8, 2009

    BANDUNG, Indonesia - Exercise Garuda Shield 09 culminated in a ceremony at the Tentara Nasional Indonesia-Ankatan Darat, or Indonesian Army, Infantry Training Center, approximately 30 minutes from Bandung, Indonesia, June 29.

  • Five NCOs graduate from Warrior-A UAS Launch and Recovery qualification course, historic event for A

    Jul 8, 2009

    This is a historic event for the Army, as it is the first time since World War II that the Army has produced enlisted pilots. For that reason, these five NCOs will join a select few in Army history. This is a major milestone not only for the Army but for Army aviation.

  • Financial problems or PTSD need not affect security clearance

    Jul 8, 2009

    With the nation in the throes of an economic downturn and entering the seventh year of overseas combat, some Soldiers and civilians are worried about their security clearance.

  • Mustion becomes 64th Army adjutant general

    Jul 8, 2009

    An investiture and change of command ceremony today welcomed Brig. Gen. Richard P. Mustion to Washington, D.C., as the 64th Adjutant General of the Army, a position first established by the Continental Congress on June 17, 1775.

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  • Corps of Engineers completes Armament Test Facility

    Jul 8, 2009

    Summary: This article explains the unique problems associated with building an indoor firing range for a 30 mm gun. The article discusses the force generated by the guns and the types of unique thought processes and design innovations that were necessary to overcome the incredible force generated by a 30 mm gun.

  • Monroe colonel earns top Army JAG title

    Jul 8, 2009

    A Fort Monroe colonel has earned the title of Outstanding U.S. Army Career Judge Advocate Officer of the Year. Col. Donald G. Curry received confirmation of the award during a June 30 phone call from Lt. Gen. Scott Black, The Judge Advocate General of the Army. Col. Curry, who is the lead Staff Judge Advocate officer for Headquarters TRADOC, will receive the actual award during the July 31 American Bar Association annual meeting in Chicago.

  • Medical NCO proud to serve

    Jul 8, 2009

    FORT HOOD, Texas - "Deploying to Iraq and leaving my daughter Jaila when she was only five months old was the hardest thing I've ever had to do after joining the Army," said Sgt. LaurenBacall Snowden, administrative non-commissioned officer, Department of Family Medicine, Carl R. Darnall Army Medical Center, Fort Hood, Texas. For Snowden, a native of Phoenix, serving in the military involves many sacrifices, but her pride in serving her country makes it all worthwhile.

  • Army's enterprise approach to Senior Executive Service (SES) management

    Jul 8, 2009

    The Talent/Succession Management system is Army's enterprise approach to SES management. The system is designed to optimally align executive positions with the most critical Army imperatives and priorities; better link SES member assignments to overall Army needs; develop a broader, more agile executive bench; and address succession planning for Army's SES positions.

  • Infantry Soldier brings bluegrass to desert

    Jul 8, 2009

    With influences like Earl Scruggs and Jody King, it would be hard for someone not to fall in love with the simplicity and the complexity of bluegrass music.

  • Holliday takes command of Carlisle Barracks garrison

    Jul 8, 2009

    Hundreds of Carlisle Barracks residents and staff welcomed Lt. Col. Janet Holliday, the incoming garrison command as she received the unit colors from one of the Army's most historic posts on Wednesday, July 8.

  • Military life adds extra challenge to wedding planning

    Jul 8, 2009

    Military life adds extra challenge to wedding planning

  • 7th Sustainment Brigade holds change of responsibility ceremony

    Jul 8, 2009

    7th Sustainment Brigade holds change of responsibility ceremony

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  • The Old Guard welcomes new commander

    Jul 8, 2009

    A 1987 Distinguished Military Graduate from the U.S. Army Officer Candidate School took command of the 3rd United States Infantry Regiment (The Old Guard) Wednesday morning in a change-of-command ceremony at Summerall Field on Fort Myer, Va.

  • 1st AML senior NCO embodies spirit of the year

    Jul 8, 2009

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